The Lockwood Group delivers Mission Readiness to Department of Defense and Federal Government customers through the application of services and tailored solutions that solve problems with the focus always on our true end customer - the soldier, the airman, the seaman and the Marine. Originally founded as a family startup, we are an Integrated Solutions Provider delivering valued services across the development life cycle by providing Integrated Logistics, Engineering, Field Support, Program Management, and Training services and solutions for our Federal and military customers worldwide.
We are looking for an RHN SATCOM Engineer for the installation at Fort Detrick, Maryland.
Duties and Responsibilities
This position will support the CECOM ILSC Field Modernization Division contract supporting the Global Agile Integrated Transport (GAIT). Perform engineering activities as they pertain to space based equipment. These include, but are not limited to: development of SATCOM system specifications, engineering plans and test plans; development of SATCOM based architectures and frameworks (i.e. operational views, structural views); development of test plans and procedures; provide support to technology working groups and integrated product teams; develop technology development plans; provide support in assessment of technology maturity; develop technology transition plans.
New Equipment and Field Operations Support:
Perform an evaluation of unit equipment fielding needs and set-up SATCOM systems to match the fielding requirements and deployment location.
Initialize systems and perform an analysis of/document system malfunctions and/or integration issues to perform preventative maintenance and ensure full operational compliance of systems.
Perform engineering assessments of new equipment and software upgrades for integration into RHN GAIT systems.
Support development, upgrade, and rebuild of unit hardware to meet unit requirements.
Will adapt training courses to SATCOM GAIT systems operational / user / maintenance manuals to enable user certification of commercial certifications and military system certifications.
Perform updates to training curriculum to accommodate system upgrades, evolving functionality, and lessons learned from system use.
Participate in formal training and self-instruction / use on complimentary systems and protocols to increase the breadth of systems competency for training and fielding requirements.
Continue education through self-study and other methods to maintain instructor certification status, as applicable.
Trainers shall attend instructor qualification training or other specialized training conducted at various CONUS or OCONUS locations.
Bachelors Degree and 4 years of experience. Additional years of directly related experience will offset the degree requirements.
Active DoD Secret clearance.
Extensive experience and expertise in system architecture, planning, design, engineering, network management, operations and support of medium to large multi-services enterprise IP networks which cover a regional to global geography utilizing commercial and military SATCOM teleport and gateway nodes and infrastructure.
Must understand fundamental SATCOM principles and techniques.
Must have understanding of Internet Protocol networking principles and concepts.
Must have understanding of various IP transmission data (TCP, UDP, etc…)
Must have working knowledge of military satellite systems.
Must have working knowledge of commercial SATCOM systems.
Must have working knowledge and experience with Frequency Division Multiple Access, Multi-Frequency Time Division Multiple Access and Internet Protocol Modems (specifically I-Direct and Linkway is desirable).
Must describe experiences performing above duties during interview.
Applicant must have strong ability to multi-task.
Applicant must have strong communication skills.
Applicant must have experience with Microsoft Office.
Strong knowledge of DoD IA/RMF and IT regulations and guidance
Strong knowledge of routing, switching, VPNs, PKI and CSfC
Hands-on experience with McAfee products such as ESM, email and web gateway.
Hands-on experience with Windows Server 2012R2, Windows 7/10, REL 6/7
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
Voice over IP and Cisco Call Manager equipment experience is highly preferred
Cisco and Juniper router experience is highly desirable.
Riverbed or other network optimization/management equipment experience is highly desirable.
Reimbursement for relocation is not available for this position.
The Lockwood Group offers a competitive benefits package, including Paid Time Off, medical, dental, and vision insurance, optional add-on benefits, and a 401(k) plan with Company match.
Lockwood Credo, Core Values and Culture
The Lockwood mission is to create an organization focused on service. We serve – each other, the soldier, our customers, our employees, our partners, our vendors, and our community. Service is at the center of our Core Values and Culture.
Our customers come first. Being responsive, professional and reliable is why we are hired. We aim to deliver on all promises, exceeding customer expectations and making certain all business decisions are made with the customer in mind.
Our employees are the face of our service. They are at the front lines working with our customers daily, and it is Lockwood’s duty to serve our employees. This means designing a culture centered around core values that inspire, retain and grow the best talent.
Our partners are fuel for our engine. Our great vendors, consultants and teaming partners combine to fuel Lockwood, ensuring we successfully deliver always. We work alongside our partners as one cohesive team.
Service to the community is important to us. We seek to volunteer, engage and support our communities through investment of time and resources.
This service mindset is what inspired company founders to embark on the journey to deliver on the promise to Lead the Way to Mission Readiness for all people we serve.
The following 6 Core Values are the foundation by which we serve:
•Ethics and Integrity
•Team and Family Environment
If these Core Values resonate with you, we would love to have you join our team!
The Lockwood Group
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"Leading the Way to Mission Readiness"
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Lockwood Group is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.